Briefing: A connected society: A strategy for tackling loneliness

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
November 19, 2018
Chris Hayes LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • combatting loneliness
  • impact of loneliness on individuals and services
  • loneliness
  • mental health
Caring for People, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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LGiU (2018) Briefing: Health, public health and social care round up: October 2018

In October 2018 the Government launched its first loneliness strategy which sets out a social prescribing approach to tackle loneliness in England. We look here at the strategy and the role of local government in implementing it.

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